Faculty Development describes upcoming events and professional development programs on the KU Edwards campus, as well as links to teaching resources.
Upcoming Development Opportunities
Consistent Course Design Supports Teaching and Learning
Dana Shafer, Social Welfare Education Program Coordinator; Angela Mackey-Gist, Communication Studies; and Renée Hewitt, Center for Online and Distance Learning
Monday, February 11, 2019 – 12:00pm-1:00pm - BEST 220 & ZOOM
This session presents the advantages of using a consistent course layout and organization of content. Dana Shafer, Social Welfare Education Program Coordinator, and Angela Mackey-Gist, Professor of Communication Studies, will present how they use templates in their programs and courses that are beneficial to students and instructors. Participants will engage with these presenters and with each other to examine how templates can be implemented in their respective courses or programs.
Grading Rubrics - Utilizing Grading Rubrics in Blackboard to Further Student Success
Heather McCain, Dale Crandell, and John Bricklemyer; Project Management
Monday, March 5, 2019 – 12:00pm-1:00pm - BEST 220 & ZOOM
Universal Design for Learning
Jamie Basham; Special Education
Monday, March 19, 2019 – 12:00pm-1:00pm - BEST 220 & ZOOM
Linda Dixon and Jomella Watson Thompson
Monday, April 2, 2019 – 12:00pm-1:00pm - BEST 220 & ZOOM
Ten Lessons Learned from When: The Science of Timing
Lee Stuart, Professional & Continuing Education; Alex Williams, Psychology
Monday, April 16, 2019 – 12:00pm-1:00pm - BEST 220 & ZOOM
Past development presentations
Doug Ward, Center for Teaching Excellence and School of Journalism; Joshua Potter, Center for Teaching Excellence
Steve Werninger, Academic & Faculty Support Center
Dr. Doug Ward, Center for Teaching Excellence
Dr. Kathleen Nuckolls (EVRN) & Renee Hewitt (CODL)
Dr. Anna Pope
Steve Werninger & Joe Ascensio, KU Edwards Academic Technologists
Joshua Potter, CTE
"Newbies, Old Hands, and those in between: Effective Teaching for Students with Varying Levels of Prior Knowledge & Experience"
Meagan Patterson, CTE Fellow
Angie Pastorek, Program Manager & Faculty, Communication Studies
Ben Wolfe, Director of the Academic and Faculty Support Center
Kim Glover and Renee Hewitt, Center for Online and Distance Learning
Michael Wesch, Kansas State University. Keynote Speech, Convocation 2017
Josh Bolick, KU Libraries
Brian McDow, Enrollment Mgmt.
The center organizes workshops, seminars, discussion forums and other opportunities that support teaching faculty in their efforts to enhance learning in their classrooms.
The center offers a wide range of pedagogy and media expertise to help faculty envision and implement online and hybrid courses. At any stage in course development, we serve the needs of instructors to deliver the highest quality online education students expect at the University of Kansas.